TCP Wrappers is a program that is run before any configured tcp daemon is started by the inet daemon. Also greater logging capabilities are offered, along with restricting access to specific daemons from specific machines. This program increases the security of the box, but as the program is based around IP addresses and not MAC addresses, it would be very easy for an internal hacker to gain access to the box.

cd /usr/local/bin

gunzip tcp_wrappers_7.4.tar.gz

tar xvf tcp_wrappers_7.4.tar

cd tcp_wrappers_7.4

vi Makefile REAL_DAEMON_DIR=/usr/sbin                                      (sunos5 Section add after make statement) CC=gcc

vi inetcf.c                                                                                           change /etc/inet/inetd.conf to /etc/inetd.conf


vi /etc/hosts

# BDS Ltd Hosts Names
# localhost lh
# User1 User2

vi /etc/hosts.allow

in.telnetd: User1 User2 lh
in.ftpd: lh

vi /etc/hosts.deny

ALL : ALL : spawn /usr/local/bin/safe_finger -l @%c | /usr/bin/mailx -s "%d Connection from %c" \
: banners /etc/banners : linger 10

mkdir /etc/banners

vi /etc/banners/in.telnetd


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ps -aux | grep inetd

kill -HUP <PID>

vi /etc/inetd.conf

ftp stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd in.ftpd -d in.ftpd
telnet stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd in.telnetd


Last Updated 28 January 2001

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